ARCTIC CHAR FISHING AND SAFARI ADVENTURE IN NUNAVIK

QUEBEC

FROM 2 235 $CAD

Depart from Rapid Lake

Valid until 07/09/2018

Self-guided 4 or 5 nights

Trip exclusively conceived for the aviators.

A fishing and safari-adventure combining the best of Nunavik: fly out every day aboard your floatplane or helicopter to fish for Arctic char at your own pace. Take off on a safari adventure and photograph polar bears, whales, waterfalls and icebergs – the ultimate experience in the heart of mountain and fjord country!

Added Features of Rapid Lake Lodge

– A trip exclusively designed for the aviators

– Variety of fishing grounds

– Early booking discount on some dates (please check with us)

Price per person, double occupancy, 5 days / 4 nights :  2 235 $ CAD (plus tax).
Price per person, double occupancy, 6 days / 5 nights :  2 730 $ CAD (plus tax).
Our Price Includes:
  • >Coordination by the manager, who knows the region very well and speaks both French and English
  • >Full 5-day/4-night or 6-day/5-night accommodations at Rapid Lake Lodge in cosy private cabins with showers and hot water
  • >Our outstanding “Ungava style” hors-d’oeuvres
  • >Snacks and beverages between meals
  • >Daily weather report
  • >Preparation, freezing and packaging of your catch
  • >Ice service
  • >Documentation containing useful information about your trip
  • >Free access to Wi-Fi
Not included:

Optional activities – can be added on request, personal gear, alcoholic drinks, provincial, fishing licenses*, taxes, tipping at your discretion (international standard 10-15 $ CAD/day/person). *May be purchased at the camp.

Further detailed tax info is available in the “Rates” section. http://www.rapidlake.com/en/francais-tarifs/

Trip Profile

The states of booking fluctuate according to the options, the cancellations and the inscriptions.

 

DATES 2018 : the date of your choice, between June 20 and September 7. 

DEPARTURES: from your area (check with us)

FLIGHT TIME: about 7 hours from Montreal (seaplane/helicopter)

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 12 maximum
TOUR GUIDE: coordinated by the manager, who speaks both French and English

Trip Highlights

TRIP INTO THE WILDS

-Immense region of mountains, fjords, lakes and rivers

-Exceptional fishing on wilderness rivers

A TRIP BACK INTO TIME

-The mysteries of Hebron

TRIP MEMORIES

-Coastal fjord and ocean scenery

-Savouring the day’s catch cooked over a wood-burning fire

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Rapid Lake. † Upon arrival at Rapid Lake, the manager-owner will welcome you with a cocktail, followed by emission of fishing licenses and a presentation of your upcoming itinerary. In the afternoon, you are free to fish. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 2: Arctic Char Fishing Excursion. † Escape for a day of fishing, flying over a magnificent tundra landscape of lakes and rivers as far as the eye can see. Stop on one of our rivers along the Ungava coast and fish for the migratory Arctic char. For your evening meal, enjoy some of your day’s catch, smoked, BBQ or sushi style. Overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 3: Air safari at the continent “Land’s End”. † Renowned for its landscapes of the end of the world, the Northeast extremity of North America is a real lunar region. En-route, you will overfly polar bears, whales, icebergs, reversing falls… For the lunch, stop on a lake in overhang of a fjord and go for a short hike on the bare summits of the Arctic tundra. Overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 4: Visit to the Mystifying Ghost Town of Hebron † Fly out towards the Labrador Sea to discover the mysteries of Hebron. Upon arrival at Hebron Fjord Lake 5, stop to experience the magnificent fjord scenery. Marvel at the remarkable rock walls and listen to the roaring waterfalls. Follow your route along the fjord to the ghost town of Hebron and admire the amazing landscape of rock walls, waterfalls, rocky shores, mountains, the ocean and icebergs. Upon arrival at Hebron, absorb yourself in artefacts the Moravian missionaries left behind after coming here from Germany. Overnight stay at Rapid Lake/Barnoin Camp.

Day 5: Arctic Char and trout fishing. † Take advantage of this last day to fish for  arctic char, brook trout or lake trout in the best rivers of Ungava. For the evening meal, savors some of your catch of the day; smokes / BBQ / sushi. Overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 6: Return trip. Breakfast at the lodge.

Keep In Mind

The suggested tour is a general example and may be modified upon request. The variety of fishing grounds enables us to target the best times to fish based on the desired species. Aviation fuel service is available upon request. Bushland flights are often subject to last-minute change depending on weather conditions, in which case the itinerary will be adapted to the best possible alternative. 2% discount for payment by cheque.

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Rapid Lake Lodge is situated in Arctic Quebec in the remote subarctic tundra, 1,400 km from Montreal and 150 km southeast of Kuujjuaq and 297 km north of Schefferville. The lodge is charming and cosy, constructed completely by hand with round timber. All lodgings are equipped with modern conveniences and provide daily maid service. This region is particularly renown for its rivers and exceptional fishing quality.